Adeleke met constitutional requirements for elections – Appeal Court

 

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has cancelled the judgment of the High Court of the FCT given by Justice Othman Musa, which voided Adeleke’s candidacy for Osun election – The appellate court faulted the decision of the FCT High Court which, it said, appeared to have been given without due consideration to the principal’s testimony – According to the Court of Appeal, Adeleke’s objection amounted to a challenge of the court’s jurisdiction, which could be brought up at any time The Court of Appeal, Abuja division, has disclosed that the flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party in Osun state, Ademola Adeleke’s certificate proved that he had met the constitutional requirements for the elections. Adeleke earlier challenged the April 2, 2019 judgment by Justice Othman Musa of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Bwari, which voided Adeleke’s candidacy for the election on the grounds that he was not qualified, having not possessed valid secondary school certificate.

Premium Times reports that the appellate court faulted the decision of the FCT High Court which, it said, appeared to have been given without due consideration to the principal’s testimony.

Source:legit.ng